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with oxi booster for brighter whites and vibrant colors. visit us at shoutoffers.com. he grew up allowed of his silicon valley home into leading technology company now steve jobs' is dead at the age of 56 good afternoon i'm steve sanders >>off and the nancy loo we welcome our viewers watching us around america on wgn america and on the web sandra endo looks back on the life of a man who moved technology forward. >>today apple is going to reinvent the phone >>some liken steve jobs to modern-day thomas edison, despite his understated appearance he was legendary for his flair and for his showmanship >>ask yourselves what would happen if a math book and and i pad hooked up ... >>he was born in san francisco in 1955 and had 20 years old he started apple computer with a friend at his home in 10 years it grew into a $2 billion company with more than 4000 police and in 1984 apple introduced a machine that literally change lives forever the macintosh. >>people would bring them home over the weekend to work on something and sunday morning they could get their kids away from them and
'm nancy loo we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. the 10 month old lisa irwin was last seen asleep in her crib and 1030 monday night. when 100 kansas city police officers, fbi agents, and firefighters are looking for her. authorities said her parents were questioned and more cooperative. if the amber alert was issued yesterday morning but was then canceled last night. police said that the alert was no longer necessary although she is still considered missing an endangered. >>amanda knox is spending her first full day back home for the first time in four years >>thanks to everyone who supported me defended me and my family >>sheet thanked the crowd emotionally who greeted her last evening and she and her family arrived in seattle one day earlier an italian court acquitted her of the murder of her roommate british exchange student meredith kercher. knox's parents are grateful to everyone who supported their family as well as the italian lawyers who fought on her behalf. >>all i can say is again thanking you. it is because of th
jordan. >>and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country and on wgn america and on the web ... julian crews as a live report outside wrigley field >>the cubs front office declined to comment but a sports talk radio station in boston said it's a done deal theo epstein is coming to the chicago cubs >>member will get some championships hopefully >>you cannot count your chickens before they hatch but the cubs fans are hoping for the best this is the latest report and a flurry of bulletins reporting that it's likely that the red sox general manager is ready to jump. it's impossible to know whether his representatives are posturing the cubs are refusing to comment he has one more year left on his contract with boston. most teams would take pains not to tamper with anyone still under contract. >>there's centuries' worth of emotional baggage to be overcome here with chicago cubs fans but if anyone can help them it is believed it is theo epstein. >>he's a good baseball guy ... he knows which strings depaul which players to bring an and had put a team toge
that afternoon i am steve sanders >>and i'm dina bair we thank you for joining us >>the top story is muammar gadhafi was killed today after an air strike on his convoy a ... we have a disturbing image that appears to confirm his death ... details of the events that led to his killing are still coming in ... but it is believed that muammar gadhafi tried to make an early morning escape from the compound where he was hiding near sirte. he was stopped by a nato airstrike and captured our role forces who found him wounded and hiding in a drainage tunnel senator john mccain welcomed the news but cautioned that libya still has lots of work to do >>this is just the beginning we know how hard democracy is and will need lots of assistance necessarily an aid money but in other ways that we should be eager to provide when news broke of muammar gadhafi staff libyans erupted in celebration. he ruled libya for 42 years. three of his children have fled the country at least three of his sons a thought to be dead. joining us now is our terrorism analyst, depaul professor tom mockaitis >>there were repor
are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. we have a live report from the cta ... emma a looming $277 million budget deficit faces the cta for 2012. they have fathered 554 million over the last several years and its borrowing authority has maxed out ... >>the agency must cut costs in part by getting rid of archaic and expensive work rules ... forrest claypool is looking for ways to vow to counter the unprecedented amount of gaming of the system ... >>will lose one additional month for each rail and bus worker when it comes to on schedules absences ... the four day work week has really arrived here at the agency ... >> we have late breaking news after weeks of speculation new jersey gov. chris christie is making his announcement let's listen ... >>i felt an obligation to earnestly consider the advice i was receiving for running for president >>together with my wife and children i believe week seriously considered the obligation i had to think about that ... >>over the last few weeks i thought long and hard i've weighed all the options i listen to lots of people and
are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web >>police took the man into custody ran 83 last and recovered a weapon but there won't say where they arrested him >>frederick collins has details >>the first of frank holland has details >>2:00 in the morning saturday was the first incident the second incident happened to a few hours later >>it happened on the platform of the red line once again >>it has people worried >>it's pretty terrible i would not want to be up there at night. >>i just move to the area it seemed pretty safe but hearing this ... >>fortunately nobody was hurt just their cellular phones were taken >>bones are found at a work site in norridge contractors discovered the bones as they dug in an alleyway the remains were found under concrete the medical examiner's examining those bonds there said that former residents used to bury dead animals in the backyard there >>bonds are also discovered at a construction site in the river north neighborhood the bones were found in the basement a building at kinzie and court jester morning. the cook county medic
welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. the president is speaking today at the university of colorado denver campus he is talking about two new student loan initiatives the department of education will begin offering in january. one would push up the start date for favorable terms on a special loan repayment program based on income. an investigation into the identities of several john wayne gacy victims reunites one-family after 34 years. >>muriel clair has the story >>19 year-old harold wayne lovell disappeared in 1977. he was found alive in florida and was reunited with his brother and sister yesterday an alabama. he apparently left, after falling out with his mother. after the john wayne gacy story broke his mother believe that a piece of jewelry found in the crawl space of john wayne gacy home belonged to her son two weeks ago allow full family contacted the cook county sheriff's office which does reopen the gacy case and an effort to identify eight still i didn't unidentified victims. they wanted to submit a genetic profile for
us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>the high wind warning is on the alert from this afternoon until 10 and the morning tomorrow nancy loo is live >>flood warnings will not take into effect until 3:00 this afternoon here on the lakeshore. hang onto your hats your hoods and everything else the windy city is not only windy today there is driving rain. >>last week was unusually warm this is harder to get used to >>its stamp and its miserable >> >>as countless people are learning today you may not want to bother with an umbrella ... >>i know better on a windy day not to use an umbrella but i love the weather on a winter person >>churning waters and high waves along the lakefront waves could reach over 20 ft. stay away from the bicycle and jogging paths this afternoon >>you cannot go that direction any more the city has shut down part of these pathways along the lakefront because of the high wind today the downed trees and power lines are expected to soar emergency crews are at the ready lakefront homeowners are urged to bring in any lawn furniture that could b
are watching us around the country on wgn 6Ñamerica and on the web. ÑÑmetra was flooded bombarded with e-mail's phone calls andññññ letters from angry commuters >>some of these fares are going up as high as 69% for chicago commuters >>now metra is talking about mmaand increase of 25%. but @commuters are still angry saying it's still too much considering the service passengers are receiving >>quite frankly the service has gotten worse progressively over the years if you plan to have fare hikes the corresponding services have to get better it's just that simple. >>the board meeting will have commuters sound off on these proposed tarifffare hikes ... for both urban and suburban passengers there's a deficit of $65 million in the 2012 budget. >>passengers are saying that the hike is way too steep and unfair. metra took a second look and are making adjustments: for example a 15.7% increase on one-way ticket and monthly passes would increase 29 1/2%. commuters say it's still too much >>people don't have jobs there using mass transit more and increase like this is tough on people who
. the current u.s. agreement for keeping troops in the country expires at the end of the year. after more than eight years this discussion will effectively and the united states role in a rock. >> today as promised the rest of our troops and iraq come home by the end of the year. after nearly nine years america's war in iraq be over. over the next two months our troops and iraq will pack up their gear and a board convoys for a journey home. the last american soldier will cross the border with their heads held high, of their success, and knowing the american people stand united in the support for our troops. that is out america's military action in iraq landwill end. as of january 1st and keeping with our strategic agreement it will be a normal relationship, between seven nations. >> since the start of the war more than 4400 american troops have been killed. >> we will have more on this story at 5. celebrations are taking place all over libya after moammar gadhafi death. he was killed yesterday in his hometown of sirte. and it will formally to killdeclared liberation tomorrow. >> we have a rock
viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>police in the southwest suburbs are looking for two people in the kidnapping and robbery of an elderly woman that happened yesterday in oak lawn where judy wang has a live report >>detectives are in the process of following up many leads the victim was in a one year-old woman from the southwest side kidnappers took from the grocery parking lot forcing her across the street to an atm to try to withdraw $9,000 >>the ordeal started and ended in the grocery store parking lot after 3 wednesday afternoon the woman was so scared she did not report that until the following morning, she was physically shaken and extremely scared she felt that she was going to die they tried to killer they probably would have felt she had not turned over the money. she slept on a she want to go home to her comforts on but she did get up early in the morning in kelman to the station to report the crime she knew it was what she had to do she did not want others to be victimized >>this man and this woman in surveillance video approach
afternoon i am steve sanders >>and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers were watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. rich king joins us live from wrigley field with more >>the cubs just backed the baseball executive of the decade ... a five-year contract we just had a news conference he stressed getting the team up on the fundamentals of baseball and building a strong foundation and he spoke a lot about his vision ... >>baseball is better with tradition baseball is better with history baseball is better with cancer care baseball is better in ballparks like this baseball is better during the day and baseball is best of all when you then. that is ultimately why i am here today. >>baseball is better when you win but it may take the cubs a little bit of time this is an organization that has led the league in errors os couple of years ... theo epstein is still talking to the media behind me he is a two-time championship winner and boston is the new face here he believes in scouting along with the data analysis and computer work and working with those resources ... if he
we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>the robbers are armed and dangerous wgn's judy wang reports some residents are asking for more police officers in the neighborhoods >>in their community alert police urged north west side residents to spread word on these incidents >>the most recent robberies happen early near the 400 block of north monticello and albany park residents think it's alarming that they're in some cases >>its high number in they're getting away with it at that is scary. >>i have rival gangs on the block and on the block behind me >>we need more after-school programs for these kids who need help >>police are looking for three suspects in each incident men approached their victims in an alleyway and pulled out handguns to get cellphones and other electronic devices >>most of the robberies occurred between 4:00 p.m. and midnight in ravenswood manor albany park as well as irving park >>the manner described as an african american over 5 ft. tall 180 lbs. wearing dark hair didn't sweatshirt's and blue jeans
were watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web ... >>the small town of tiskilwa illinois was evacuated this morning after an explosive like freight train derailment ... the 112 car train also had tanker cars loaded with highly flammable methanol. the train derailed at 2:00 a.m. and the town of 800 about 150 mi. west of chicago. no injuries were reported in the fires were reported under control by 8:30 a.m. emergency responders from seven surrounding communities were at the scene joining us we have a report from w q a d television ... many people were evacuated several made their way to a local high school where the red cross set up an emergency shelter 10 mi. north of town. these evacuees were given breakfast and lunch and a place to rest something many of them are thankful for after this morning's abrupt beginning. >>i said holy mackerel ... i thought it was a jet that crashed close to the ground it sounded like a swoosh. >>the cafeteria is serving as an emergency shelter it was put up in less than one hour after word of the fire ... the kids at the school h
are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. dili pontians muriel clair is live at lyons township high school with our top story ... >>kelly o'laughlin was stabbed to death at her family home is believed she walked in on a home invasion her body was discovered by her mother. this death was upsetting to the lions township community in her memory the white ribbons are tied around every tree and every light pole and her schoolmates are greeting after constructing a makeshift shrine in her memory >>i didn't know her personally but everyone knows everyone here and everyone wants to support everyone and this time of grief it's a sad thing that this happened to one of our own >>lots of people knew her is like losing a close friend. >>visitation will be wednesday and thursday in countryside between 4 and 9:00 p.m. a funeral mass will be at 945 friday morning at st. john of the cross church in western springs. >>police are looking for her killer and have notified pawnshop owners to be on the lookout for gold coins that were taken from the home there is a $20,000 reward for in
dine dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>judy wang has the top stories >>the chase was for 30 minutes through several south side neighborhoods ending in bronzeville >>the suspect was trying to get away while shooting at police along the way more than six hours after the chase ended with a crash of forensics team was still going over the van. chicago police chased at hand for 30 minutes through several south side neighborhoods it all came to an end at the prairie shores apartment complex in bronzeville ... police believe the vehicle had been stolen and an earlier carjacking. the ordeal began just after two in the morning at 100 set out normal avenue where police spotted the van it went north on i 57 and then on to the dan ryan expressway where police joined in the pursuit. pavane eventually slammed into a light pole. suspects were taken into custody and people arrived after hearing a loud boom >>it sounded like a lot allowed car accident and i became suspicious i thought this was pretty close when i s
and to choose from among three retirement saving options >>in restaurant across the street from u.s. cellular field was paid for with public funding of that return on that investment. a wgn chicago tribune investigation found that the illinois sports facilities authority pay $3.2 million to build a book party at the park and another 3.7 million on water and sewer upgrades the authority agreed with the white sox owner jerry reinsdorf that the agency would not share any profits made at the restaurant there's been no comment from jerry reinsdorf or authority chairman emil jones. former gov. jim thompson who chaired the agency when the deal was made use the restaurant as another type of concession the white sox receive all concession revenue inside the cell to see more from the wgn to be an investigation watched our story at wgntv.com >>coming up next the occupied protesters around the country switch their focus and survivors in turkey plea for more shelter as cold weather complicates efforts to help those affected by the earthquake stocks are up today after european union leaders have agreed t
ahead find out what is growing faster than the u.s. population but first it is often the first stop for mexican immigrants in chicago next the church and the priests who are a part of the foundation of the city's pilsen neighborhood an accident doesn't have to slow you down. with better car replacement, available only from liberty mutual insurance if your car is totaled we give you the money to buy a car that's one model year newer, with 15,000 fewer miles on it. there's no other auto insurance product like it. and if you qualify for accident forgiveness you won't see your price go up due to your first accident. it's a better policy that gets you a better car. call... or visit one of our local offices today and we'll provide the coverage you need at the right price. liberty mutual auto insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? and you'll find an old catholic parish there ... for centuries st. pius the fifth has welcomed immigrant groups to chicago. >>it's a tradition that lives today with the passion of one remarkable man wgn's julian crews
on city hall to take an afternoon on steve sanders and i'm dina bair. robert jordan joins us live from city hall with today's top story. >> well over 100 of the group occupied chicago were arrested saturday night in grant park for curfew violations when they pitch tents and decided to remain beyond 11:00 hour. two nurses who were working the first aid station were also arrested then this morning members of the union showed up to voice support. the nurses marched on city hall are angry at the mayor and the chicago police department for making arrests in grant park during the protest. >> the mayor does not respect that tradition the democratic tradition of free speech or the right for people to stand up and protest. and he does not appreciate the right to give care to protesters. >> he says he understands that right but he is also obligated to withhold a lot. >> we appreciate the first approach on thatamendment. but we have to uphold the law which is there is a curfew on grant park. >> the curfew starts at 11. everybody was told it starts at 11 is my understanding the arrested not
afternoon and i am steve sanders >>and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us from countryman wgn america and on the web. >>our top story this suspects are being questioned julian crews is live in the avondale neighborhood with details on those attacks >>people were going to work kids were in school and a pair of armed robbers burst into this single-family home and opened fire and the neighbors are stunned in this northwest community this is 3410 north lawndale and just after 840 this morning to armed gunmen burst into this home to people inside the home were shot according to police their rush to illinois masonic hospital in serious to critical condition. a policeman told us that a third person was taken to the hospital but his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. >>people in this community can't believe this happened in the neighborhood >>a very scary very startling we work with our families here in the neighborhood it's scary to know that our mother may be here when we are not tough. >>the police were able to take to gunman into custody just a
is also used her town credit card on the weekend and on holidays fifth larry dominick said those expenses are approved by the health board >>chicago teachers union president karen lewis is turning to the city council for support in her feud with mayor rahm emanuel. karen lewis me with several alderman today to give it teacher side of the story on several major issues dividing her union with the mayor >>the union has been running into stumbling blocks they are now calling on the aldermen to come and meet with them throughout the day today said that they can inform the aldermen on some issues that they feel are important the cpu faces the meetings will go into the afternoon ... they wish to lay their grievances on the table and talk about some solutions and issues that the cpu union faces a long lin >>we're looking at the resources into the curriculum ... and other important issues >>we want to find out from the teachers' union with the impediments are and how we will go about trying to get rid of them and we will close the gap to allow this to move forward it's not to change positions
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